Pensacola, FL (population: 52,942) has one music school within its city limits. The University of West Florida has a total student population of 11,143. It is the 2334th highest ranked school in the USA and the 108th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about music programs in Pensacola, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at The University of West Florida such as Richard Glaze, Timothy Kennedy, Lynne Lauderdale, Larry Reed, Hedi Salanki, and Joseph Spaniola.
Music students from Pensacola schools who go on to become musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 47,260 people working as musicians and singers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0.
Pensacola lies in Escambia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent area has 152,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,740 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of West Florida ends up costing a student $7,970/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pensacola|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||25.0 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||34.2 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||46.3 miles|